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UBS student gets highest package of Rs 53 lakh
Tue, Apr 30, 2019

The average package of this year’s placement in UBS is Rs 11 lakh with top 10 per cent students in the category of Rs 30 lakh package

Mother, AAP candidate, differently-abled man among those awarded during event at PU
Mon, Apr 29, 2019

Enrolled in 2011, Tejpal Singh completed his study on ‘Organisation and working of model jails of Punjab’ in 2018. Singh has completed post graduation in Police Administration at PU in 2007.

‘We must promote library culture among children’
Mon, Apr 29, 2019

I launched the tradition of hosting workshops, which has been continuing ever since. The notable part is that these workshops are free of cost, said Neeza Singh.

Venkaiah Naidu: Happy about PU’s NIRF ranking but why not first rank?
Mon, Apr 29, 2019

Naidu requested the students and university to focus more on academics and upgrade the education system. He said, “I request all of you and student community to focus more on academics and make this university a centre of excellence.”

Amid tight security, PU set to host Venkaiah Naidu on convocation day
Sun, Apr 28, 2019

Apart from Venkaiah Naidu, Punjab Governor, V P Singh Badnore, ISRO chairman Dr. K Sivan and Governor Haryana Satyadev Narayan Arya will attend the Convocation.

Panjab University relents after SFS breaks into hall
Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Holding placards and raising anti-administrative slogans, the congregation of students went towards the hall and were interrupted by security personnel deployed outside the hall.

Among major Indian cities, Chandigarh least aware about ‘Living Will’: Survey
Thu, Apr 25, 2019

A living will, also called a directive to physicians, is a document that lets people state their wishes for end of life medical care, in case they become unable to communicate their decisions. It has no power after death.

Scientist Dr A K Singh conferred with Lifetime Achievement Award
Fri, Apr 12, 2019

The conclave was organised by the university to mark World Creativity and Innovation Day.

Panjab University syndicate approves increase in number of seats
Thu, Apr 11, 2019

In M Sc Microbial Biotechnology 5 seats were increased, in UILS 10 seats LLM (morning) and 10 seats for LLM (evening) were increased. Three seats were increased in M.A Police Administration and in three seats in Master of Social Work.

Panjab University hostelers give thumbs down to proposed biometric attendance
Thu, Apr 11, 2019

The committee comprising of Dean Student Welfare (DSW) Emmanual Nahar, Dean Security Prof Ashwani Koul, Syndic Navdeep Goyal, PU student council Vice-President Daler Singh, Ameer Sultana also asked the university to float tenders for biometric machines.

Protest erupts at PU over SC/ST students’ degrees ‘being withheld’; rumour, says DSW
Tue, Apr 09, 2019

Holding placards that read 'Education is not for sale', students assembled outside the vice-chancellor's office at around 11.30 am and started chanting anti-administration slogans.

‘Go climb mountains, but think about the mark you leave’
Mon, Apr 08, 2019

Deeya did advanced course in mountaineering from the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarkashi, and was given ‘Best Trainee’ award after her basic course in 2012.

Chandigarh Mayor keeps an open office, with a steady supply of tea and biscuits
Mon, Apr 08, 2019

The day he was elected Mayor Kalia had promised to serve the city as a Nagar Sewak and not as a mayor. “The doors of my office will remain open for everyone,’’ he had said in his maiden speech. It’s one promise he seems to be keeping.

Ahead of Panjab University syndicate, students, senate members disapprove proposed fee hike
Sat, Apr 06, 2019

A committee, last month, had approved a 10 per cent hike in fee for new entrants and 5 per cent for existing students from 2019-20 academic session. Talking to Chandigarh Newsline, PU senator Subhash Sharma said that the syndicate should not give its nod when they discuss the matter

Chandigarh: IN UIET, less than 30 per cent placements from biotechnology, mechanical branches
Sun, Apr 07, 2019

Started in 2002, UIET is the largest department of PU and is serving six undergraduate and eight postgraduate programmes. Among the six UG programmes, CSE has 110 seats, IT has 110 seats, EEE has 120 seats and in other three branches of the department, the number of seats in each branch is 90.

Panjab University Syndicate to decide on shoring up admission norms
Fri, Apr 05, 2019

A six-member academic and administrative committee had met on January 24 and proposed the introduction of PU-CET for admission to Master of Social work from the 2019-20 academic session. The committee clarified that admission will be through a qualifying PU-CET.

‘Marginal farmers on verge of being wiped out from agrarian sector’
Thu, Apr 04, 2019

Citing NSSO data, Professor Sucha Singh Gill said, “66 per cent of farmers in India are marginal farmers and these farmers are the ones who will die first.”

For Afghan students, Chandigarh is their second home
Tue, Apr 02, 2019

Every year, hundreds of students from Afghanistan arrive in India to pursue their higher education. India, they say, is their second home. The cultural similarity is such that many spend years here.

Chandigarh: We have zero tolerance for traffic violators, says IGP Neerja Voruvuru
Mon, Apr 01, 2019

Neerja Voruvuru, IGP, Ropar range, tells The Indian Express she wants to bring Mohali on a par with other cities in terms of traffic enforcement and a secure environment.

We need Indian Sports Services for administration of sports in India, says Bishen Singh Bedi
Sun, Mar 31, 2019

The former Indian cricketer stated that in India, sports were run by businessmen, bureaucrats etc. He questioned the non-existence of civil services like Indian Sports Service.

Punjab University seminar: ‘Over 15,000 farmer suicides in last 10 years’
Sat, Mar 30, 2019

More than 15,000 farmers in India committed suicide in the last 10 years, said Professor Sukhpal Singh during a seminar at Panjab University on Friday.

‘Undaunted: Lt. Ummer Fayaz of Kashmir’: A tribute in words to an officer from Shopian
Fri, Mar 29, 2019

When the author asked Ummer's schoolmates whether they would want to be like Lt. Ummer Fayaz, they said no. ‘’Ma’am he joined the army, the society here does not accept him and some who don’t even consider him a Kashmiri.’’

Students from 23 Indian states to take part in 6th Electric Solar Vehicle Championship
Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Student teams from more than 60 universities and colleges across 23 states of the country will take part in this event. Working concept solar vehicles developed by students of these states will be presented in the competition.

Seminar on emerging issues faced by Dalits held at Panjab University
Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Dr Sandhu is a professor of Urban Sociology at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. According to the 2011 census of India, Dalits constitute 16.7 per cent of India’s population.

Panjab University: Digital makeover for centuries old masterpieces under way
Wed, Mar 27, 2019

One of the oldest varsities of the country, PU has a rich collection of old treatises but with the number of Persian and Arabic readers on the decline, not many people are aware of this wealth.